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English definition of “dive”

dive

verb [I always + adv/prep] (MOVE QUICKLY)   /dɑɪv/ (past tense dived or dove  /doʊv/, past participle dived)
to jump or move quickly into or at something: When the football came loose, he dove at the ball and grabbed it. They dived for cover when it suddenly began to rain.
(Definition of dive verb (MOVE QUICKLY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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